eBook The Rough Guide to Australia, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1409372197
  • ISBN-13: 9781409372196
  • DDC: 919.40463
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 1032 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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Overview

The Rough Guide to Australia is your indispensable guide to one of the most unmissable countries on earth. It is packed with practical information on once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Oz, from sunrise walks around Uluru to viewing Kangaroo Island's wild seals, sea lions, kangaroos, and koalas; from bush-camping safaris in UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park to exhilarating helicopter flights down the dramatic gorges of Aboriginal-owned Nitmiluk National Park. Written by a team of widely-traveled, dedicated authors, this Rough Guide will help you to discover the best hotels, restaurants, cafes, shops, and festivals around Australia and Sydney, whatever your budget. You'll also find expert background information on Australia's history, wildlife, cinema, and aboriginal culture and the clearest maps of any guide.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Inside this Book.
Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Contents.
1: Introduction to Australia.
2: Where to Go.
3: When to Go.
4: Author Picks.
5: 27 Things Not to Miss.
6: Itineraries.
7: Basics.
8: Getting There.
9: Entry Requirements.
10: Getting Around.
11: Accommodation.
12: Health.
13: Food and Drink.
14: Festivals and Sporting Events.
15: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
16: Travelling with Children.
17: Working in Australia.
18: Gay and Lesbian Australia.
19: Travel Essentials.
20: Sydney and Around.
21: Circular Quay.
22: The Rocks.
23: Central Business District (CBD).
24: Haymarket.
25: The Domain.
26: Darling Harbour and Around.
27: The Inner East.
28: The Inner West.
29: The Harbour.
30: Ocean Beaches.
31: Botany Bay.
32: Around Sydney.
33: New South Wales and the Act.
34: Canberra.
35: Namadgi National Park.
36: The South Coast.
37: The Snowy Mountains.
38: The North Coast.
39: Lord Howe Island.
40: Norfolk Island.
41: The Central West.
42: The Hume Highway and the Riverina.
43: The New England Plateau.
44: The Northwest.
45: Back O’Bourke: The Outback.
46: Coastal Queensland.
47: Brisbane.
48: The Moreton Bay Islands.
49: The Gold Coast.
50: The Gold Coast Hinterland.
51: The Sunshine Coast.
52: The Fraser Coast.
53: The Southern Reef.
54: Rockhampton.
55: The Capricorn Coast.
56: Mackay and Around.
57: The Whitsundays.
58: Bowen.
59: Ayr and Around.
60: Townsville.
61: Magnetic Island.
62: North of Townsville.
63: Cairns.
64: Around Cairns.
65: The Atherton Tablelands.
66: North of Cairns.
67: The Cape York Peninsula and Torres Strait Islands.
68: Outback Queensland.
69: Brisbane to Cooper Creek and Birdsville.
70: Rockhampton to Winton.
71: Townsville to the Territory.
72: The Gulf of Carpentaria.
73: Northern Territory.
74: Darwin and Around.
75: Kakadu National Park.
76: Arnhem Land.
77: Along the Stuart Highway.
78: Katherine and Around.
79: The Victoria Highway to Western Australia.
80: South to Alice Springs.
81: Alice Springs and Around.
82: The MacDonnell Ranges.
83: South to Kings Canyon and Uluru.
84: Uluru and Around.
85: Western Australia.
86: Perth.
87: Around Perth.
88: The Southwest.
89: The Southern Coast.
90: Esperance and Around.
91: The Eastern Goldfields.
92: The Eyre Highway to South Australia.
93: The Batavia Coast.
94: The Coral Coast.
95: The Central Midlands–Inland to the Pilbara.
96: The Kimberley.
97: South Australia.
98: Adelaide.
99: Around Adelaide.
100: Kangaroo Island.
101: The Southeast.
102: The Riverland.
103: The Mid-North.
104: Port Augusta.
105: The West.
106: The Stuart Highway: Woomera and Beyond.
107: The Flinders Ranges and Northeast.
108: The Far North: Marree and Beyond.
109: Melbourne and Around.
110: Federation Square and Around.
111: CBD.
112: MCG and Around.
113: Yarra River.
114: The Suburbs.
115: Mornington Peninsula.
116: French Island.
117: Phillip Island.
118: Yarra Valley and the Dandenongs.
119: Geelong and Bellarine Peninsula.
120: Victoria.
121: The Great Ocean Road.
122: Central Victoria: The Goldfields.
123: Western Victoria.
124: The Murray Region.
125: Gippsland.
126: The Northeast.
127: Tasmania.
128: Hobart.
129: Around Hobart.
130: The Far South.
131: The Tasman Peninsula.
132: The Midland Highway.
133: The East Coast.
134: Launceston and Around.
135: Deloraine and Walls of Jerusalem National Park.
136: The Northwest Coast.
137: Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park.
138: The West.
139: The Southwest National Park.
140: Contexts.
141: History.
142: Astralia’s Indigenous Peoples.
143: Flora and Fauna.
144: Australian Film.
145: Books.
146: Australian English.
Small Print and Index.
Index.
Map symbols.